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the Rue Rivoli as I remember it. How amazing is it that Daddy took the metro to Concorde and emerged to this sight each day on his way to the Embassy? Rue Rivoli, les Jardins de Tuileries, Place de la Concorde, with the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe a stone's throw away? A fantasy land we were privileged to walk in, every day of that charmed chapter of our lives...

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The Ladies of Versailles

Portrait of Madame Du Barry en Flore by François‐Hubert Drouais (1727‐1775) Versailles, musée national des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon (C) RMN‐GP (Château deVersailles) / Gérard Blot

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Philippe Thelin et Thierry Gonzal

Thelin et Gonzal - Un appartement showroom à Tours

Ian Cairnie Landscape Mural Samples. Not specifically a fan of this one, but interesting idea - recreate the secret garden in a child's playroom?

This lovely national landmark, the Pavillon de Musique de Madame Dubarry, was the site of my high school when I was at the American School of Paris, in the 1960s. We were so spoiled!

The Pavillon de Musique, Louveciennes, France, was built for Madame du Barry. The Pavillon de Musique was used for the parties she organized.

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Pavillon de Musique de la Comtesse Du Barry

Summer room, Pavillon de Musique de la Comtesse du Barry, Louveciennes, France (approx. 15 km from Paris)

Pierre Brissaud : Elsie de Wolfe's decor for the ballroom of Conde Nast's Park Avenue penthouse. The brilliantly colored Chinese paper was preserved when the apartment was dismantled in the 1940s, and after spending 60 years in storage at Gracie Wallpaper, a section was recently reinstalled in Michael S. Smith's NYC apartment. The stuff's really been around. Here's a fascinating discussion of its earlier travels…

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Dans la bibliothèque de Madame Du Barry a Versailles – une cage décorée de fleurs de porcelaine de Meissen.